A recap of the 2023 JPMorgan Chase Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival courtesy of Lenscape Media!

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  • The 32nd Annual JPMorgan Chase Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival, September 1, 2 & 3, 2023 The 32nd Annual JPMorgan Chase Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival, September 1, 2 & 3, 2023


    More balloons scheduled for 2023 | Five mass hot-air balloon ascensions totaling over 120 balloon flights scheduled during the weekend | Take a ride in a hot-air balloon: full-flight or tethered | Evening hot-air balloon illumination moon glows each night | Fireworks each night | Amusement rides & games | Live music | Live entertainment | Family and Children's Zone of activities & games | Food trucks | Vendors | Hudson Valley Handmade Artisans | Designated picnic area (bring blankets & chairs) | Beer & Wine Tent
    ...and more.

    We want to thank our main event sponsor JPMorgan Chase and our event sponsors Bottini Fuel, and Q92.1 for their continued support.   

    Bring your blankets and chairs to watch hot-air balloons ascend from the designated picnic area. Watch in awe as hot-air balloons fill the skies and as they light the night with an illumination moon glow display.

    Reservations can be made on a per person basis for a donation of:

    • $16.50* for evenings 
    • $8.50* for mornings
    • $27.95* All-Weekend Access Pass
    • FREE - Children are admitted for free under age 3.

    A reservation must be made in advance as donations will not be accepted at the gate.  Donation is non-refundable and non-transferable. As always, balloon inflations are at the sole discretion of the pilot, and is dependent on ideal wind and weather conditions. Hot-air balloons may not inflate or fly - especially if the wind and weather is not safe for ballooning. 

    The reservation is only good for one person admission on the date and time selected. No refunds. No Exceptions. Due to wind and weather conditions, hot-air balloons may not inflate or fly.  Should this happen, your donation will be applied towards maintaining the integrity and future of the Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival - as part of The Chamber Foundation and the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce - two not-for-profit community organizations. To find out more about the Chamber please visit www.dcrcoc.org. 

    *Plus applicable fees. Some activities have additional fees. Please see "Activities" page for full listing of inclusive and non-inclusive activities with admission. 



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  • Questions? Call the Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival Hot-Line

    (845) 454-1701

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